Riggins with little brother Charlie and little sister Sadie.


Sunday, July 10, 2011

Sat/Sunday Catch-up.

Well I finally got back to the Ranch this morning (Sunday) at about 08:00AM, Donna was already out trimming some brush, What a gal, she’ll always be a workaholic country girl. After I got the fiver unhitched and safe on it’s pad. I went in and got the news of the week from my bride. The kid’s Andy & Samantha took Nicole & Chris floating & camping this weekend so it was just the two of us. Of course Rigg’s & Sadie couldn’t contain their happiness with having Dad home from the week at the Lake. and bugged and whined like crazy. Rigg’s does these full body wags that have to be seen to really appreciate, Sadie just jumps and spins in circles.
                               Dad’s Home.
                            I love you Grandpa.
Then I found out that after the kid’s left Friday afternoon and the two dogs realized they were home alone. A plan was hatched to get in trouble and have some fun.
I had bought a 24 pack of toilet paper last week before I went to the Lake and put it under a cabinet in the kitchen since the usual storage spot in the bathroom closet still had several rolls in it.
Seems like somebody ( probably Rigg’s) decided it was fun time. Sadie later confessed and said she got caught up in the moment and helped do some of the shredding, especially when she was confronted with the evidence that’s some of the shreds were so small only her small teeth could have done it.  This is what Donna found when she got home from the restaurant.
Honest Mom, I don’t have a clue who made this mess..
Looks like two little fur bags will be a super double strict probation for awhile.
Since Adam won’t be over until later this evening Donna & I are going to take advantage of being alone and we will go out to a nice quiet dinner, she has a coupon for the Olive Garden, so That is always a nice romantic place to go, the only thing I miss is the violin player that would come around and serenade you as you ate in some of the 5 star Italians Restaurants like Tony’s on the Hill in St Louis.
Now that I have a way to get back on line, I will have some catching up to do and I can start leaving a comment or two while I am doing this.
Hope everyone is having as good a week as we had, God bless our Grandchildren and the happiness they bring into our lives.I wouldn’t trade the weeks like this one for any amount of money in the world. We both are tanned and waterlogged and loved every minute of it. I told Donna if the heat wave continues, I will be taking all three of them swimming this week at the Lake without the camper. it’s only a 20 minute drive. so for a full day of Lake/pool time it is worth it.
Be safe out there. Sam & Donna….


  1. Oh boy...I'll bet Riggins and Sadie are on house arrest after that mess!!Glad you and Donna are getting some quiet time...and a date night!!

  2. Wow that is quite a mess those two made. We have been lucky with Annie she has never torn anything up in the house.

    Glad to hear you had a good week.It has so hot I don't think I will go again till Sept or Oct.

  3. Good thing you stocked up on toilet paper for the dogs to play with. :)

  4. double bad pooches!!!..no dog park for either one of you!!..I have learned..I use to be the one ripping up the cushions!!!
    Tucker!!..being a good boy in Port Orford!!

  5. Wow! How could two sweet babies like that make such a mess. I would bet they had friends over and THEY did it. Looks to me like something a beagle would do. Yea, that's it. It was a beagle who lives down the street.

  6. Biscuit was here at our house all week!! Honest!!

  7. I bet Emma sent Rigg's an email while you were gone!

  8. I'm a bit behind in blog reading. Just now see the mess the dogs made. Oh, they must have had so much fun. Too bad there wasn't a video running. Gotta love dogs!

    Hope your weather cools down. If you don't mind mosquitos, come on up to Michigan where it's cool.